Last Chance to Mobilize Against Dock Street!

From the DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance:

Mobilize against Dock Street!!!
Last chance to voice your opposition to Dock Street

Thursday, May 21, 2009
10am
City Council Land Use hearing on Dock Street
City Council Chamber, Zoning and Franchises Committee
City Hall
260 Broadway
Manhattan, New York 10007

Join two time Pulitzer prize winning historian and author David McCullough, Filmmaker Ken Burns, Kristian Roebling, The National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Municipal Art Society, The Historic Districts Council, Roebling Chapter – Society for Industrial Archeology, The DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance, The Brooklyn Heights Association, The Fulton Ferry Landing Association, The Vinegar Hill Neighborhood Association, The Fort Greene Association, The Boreum Hill Association, The Cobble Hill Association and oppose the Dock Street large scale development next to our nations’s beloved icon, the Brooklyn Bridge.

WE need YOU!

Please ATTEND the hearing and testify! You will have 3 minutes for testimony – with a large public turnout – You will have two minutes to speak! Please prepare a written statement, do not to exceed 3 minutes, and please register with the sergeant-of-arms at City Hall prior to the commencement of the hearing to read your prepared testimony. Also, please bring 10 copies of your testimony to officially submit to the committee.

The only way to Save the Brooklyn Bridge — whether or not you live in New York City — is to call, write, fax or email. We ask that you personalize your letters with your own thoughts and be sure to cc DNA in correspondence – dna@dumbo-dna.org. Download sample letters here.

Honorable Mayor Michael Bloomberg
City Hall
New York NY 10007
Tel: 311 (or 212-NEW-YORK outside NYC)
Fax: 212-312-0700
e-mail Michael Bloomberg

Honorable Council Speaker Christine Quinn
City Hall
New York NY 10007
Tel: 212-788-7210
Fax: 212-788-7207
e-mail Christine Quinn (click contact Speaker Quinn)

Honorable David Yassky
New York City Councilmember,
114 Court Street, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 212-788-7348
Fax: 718-643-6620
e-mail: yasskydockst@gmail.com

Honorable Melinda R. Katz
Chair, Land Use Committee
New York City Council
250 Broadway, 17th floor
New York, NY 10007
Fax: 212-788-7052
e-mail: katz@council.nyc.ny.us

Honorable Tony Avella
Chair, Zoning Sub-committee
New York City Council
250 Broadway, 17th floor
New York, NY 10007
Fax: 212-442-1563
e-mail: avella@council.nyc.ny.us

We’re very pleased to let you know that the DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance has just been granted 501c3 status, so all donations made as of January 26, 2009 are tax deductible! PayPal is up and working again and donations can be made online. Thank you for your continued support!

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